Hedge fund returns are based on the weighted average return of each hedge fund's long stock positions in 1000 large-cap companies since the end of the latest quarter for which 13F filings are available. The number of long stock positions are shown in the # of stocks field in the rankings table.
Yeah, in general, the $$multi million hedge fund manager is no better than many retail punters. Lot of pressure on them though so they just risk it all in hopes they make it big. Any of us can do that ourselves.
now i've not had any success yet on who they really are. your superb searching skills will be far better than mine. try Greystone Capital Ltd before heavy boots are heard :whistling